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clusters of power outages. you will see alexandria, the city of fairfax. this is where the huge blob of unserved customers is. taking a look at proposal koa -- pepco. which has as large customer base has a very small pocket of people without power. you can see there really isn't a pocket. there might be one there and right there where all of their customers have served. all their area codes have people without power. here's the surprising number. out of all their customers, they are reporting currently only 16,000 almost 17,000 without power. and that compared to bge which has a much larger service area but if you want to take a look at that going all the way north past baltimore and all the way down to north beach and i'm going to push this up a little bit you can look at the annapolis area bge is having big numbers right now. still 185,000 people system- wide. and anne arundel county still 51,000 without power. that being the largest pocket that they have. the numbers are going down. we'll be back later. >>> all right russ, thank you. >> you know d.c. mayor vincent gray has been ou
're looking at my from my dashboard camera mobile vehicle, i'm here at the store front of the city dock area where when isabel came, the water was about up to here. so there's a lot of anxiety as we go into this storm which is predicted to be much, much worse. you can see behind me here, the sand bags are out. these rows of shops are still open. this is a starbucks coffee. sandbags are out. i'd be interested in getting topper's take on this as well. i talked to some locals today. because of the circulation of this storm, the winds in this section of the maryland coastline on the chesapeake bay are blowing south pretty hard. the first round of high tides and expected tidal flooding did not materialize here and the wind is continuing to intensify. that is pushing the water away from annapolis and over toward the eastern shore. good news here. perhaps not so good news on the eastern shore. then after the storm blows through with hurricane force winds, you get to the back of the store. the winds shift around. that's when they may see the tidal flooding here in annapolis. they haven't seen it yet
camera tickets issued in the city. why? >> most people think it is an interstate highway or a u.s. highway by its design and the number of lanes. but they're being fooled. they have fooled themselves. >> reporter: this speed camera at 295 and benning road is the fourth busiest speed camera in the city. over the last year it issued more than 36,000 tickets -- 46,000 tickets for a whopping $5 million in revenue. if 295 looks like a freeway, people drive on it like a freeway. in some sense isn't it a little until fair to have this many speed cameras on this stretch of roadway? >> the other question is whether the speed limit should be evaluated or reevaluated on 295. >> reporter: four of the top ten speed camera locations are on 295, including the top two. the others are on missouri avenue, porter street and 16th street northwest, new york avenue in northeast, and independence avenue and branch avenue in southeast. together these top ten account for half of all speed camera tickets. that's nearly $42 million. not to mention all the money that comes from the 62 other speed cameras a
. we have a report now from atlantic city. >> reporter: president obama will be getting a firsthand tour today of the massive damage sandy inflicted on new jersey. along the jersey shore, the superstorm washed away the pier at seaside heights leaving ferris wheels and roller coasters in the ocean. >> to see the steel you structures lying in the ocean, it gives you an idea how powerful the storm with us. >> reporter: the new jersey governor chris christie will ask the president for help rebuilding the beaches. >> we'll do what we can to rebuild as quickly as we can. >> reporter: cuisine foes are losing about $5 million a day. regulators plan to visit each casino today before deciding when they can reopen. the destruction is widespread across new jersey. in hoboken, streets are flooded. more than two million people across the state are without power and new jersey's transit system is not running. analysts estimate sandy will cost $50 billion in damages and lost business, but there are signs the region is on the road to recovery. buses in new york city are running. the stock exchange i
the season leading in rbis. he received a standing ovation from the crowd in kansas city. >> that's an accomplishment. >> that is a real accomplishment accomplishment. i think baseball blew the schedule on this playing on the road but anyway, we are excited. >> can't you tell? >> 91 wins is -- 98 wins is great. they'll have to finish it on the road and come back here. >>> i'm excited about saturday. it's sunday i have a lot of concerns about. we have a big shot of cool air headed this way. here's a look at the day planner for the rest of this afternoon. we have temperatures which will be climbing into the low #s on. some spot -- low 80s. some spots maybe 83, 84. partly sunny conditions here and a little more sun as the afternoon wears on. tonight we're down to 70 by 9:00 dipping into the 50s in the suburbs with low 60s in d.c. showers around this morning. even a little bit of drizzle but you'll notice these are a lot of high clouds coming back almost to garrett county now and the rain showers generally south and east of us. a couple down here by richmond. they could still clip are
, the dow's biggest decline since june 1. >>> good washington go the way of new york city and ban the sale of sugary drinks? several members of the d.c. council say they'd support it. kristin fisher has more from outside of the home of the big gulp 7-left gln this is not -- 7-eleven. >> this is not right. >> reporter: just mentioning sugary drink bans enough to set off this store owner. how is it going to affect your business? >> big time. >> reporter: it's not a done deal. not even close. no action of any kind has been taken by the d.c. council but according to wtop, during the recent at large debate, two current council members said they would vote to ban the sale of large sugary drinks. new york city has already banned the sale of sugary drinks over 16 ounces. that's the size of 7-eleven's gulp, the smallest in the big gulp family. so in new york, the big gulp is already banned ant don't even think -- and don't even think about the whopping 64 ounce double gulp. >> i never even drink half of the big gulp. it would be fine with me. >> reporter: supporters say the ban could help curb obes
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models going toward ocean city, others long island. then you see the loop de loop. this will be around for a while. great damage potential unfortunately monday and tuesday. this goes till wednesday now. halloween. so this could be around a while. you see today, we've got the cloudy skies. expecting a little sun later on, highs in the low 70s. take your preparations now. you have time today and tomorrow. clear the gutters, the downspouts, secure lawn furniture, garbage cans, that sort of thing. get ready. monday and tuesday could be really rough around here. i'll have the complete forecast in a few minutes. first, want to check in with our weekend meteorologist. we know you have lots of questions. he's conducting -- she's conducting a web chat. >> we have you covered from all angles. i'm hosting a live web chat. if you have any specific questions about what the storm is forecast to do. so i can give you information about what the current forecast is and what that might mean for you. specifics on is there the potential for tropical storm force winds. is there the potential for tree damag
over toward us. here we are monday morning east of hatteras and elizabeth city. this is the concern beyond that. the turn to the northwest is what we're looking at. and the center of the potential path brings it over toward new jersey potentially as we get into tuesday ternoon, tuesday evening. so new york, long island would get that. we'de on the weaker side. we're still inthat cone of uncertainty. if this thing tracks a little farther west, a little farther southwest, that would up our threat potential. we're going to watch it. it's very close to comfort levels or noncomfort levels. we'll be tracking this for the rest of the week and the weekend with the very latest on every newscast and online. jc, back to you. >> thank you very much, huward. >>> sand -- howard. >>> sandy's effects are being felt along the southern coast of the united states. danielle nottingham has more from melbourne, florida where residents are bracing for the worst. >> reporter: hurricane sandy kicked off powerful waves and rip currents off florida's atlantic coast. residents are preparing for tropical storm
of the multibillion dollar metrorail extension is getting four new members. yesterday the d.c. city council approved the measure allowing the metropolitan washington airports authority to add the new members. the district and maryland will each get one more seat on the board. virginia gets two. >>> officials now believe several gunmen took part in the attack that killed a border patrol agent along the u.s.- mexican border. 30-year-old nicklaus ivy was killed in the attack and a second agent was injured yesterday morning. authorities plan to be at the scene of the murder the next few days to collect clues and want to make an arrest in the case. >> at approximately 1:45 in the morning while responding to the sensor activation in that area which is a very active smuggling area, the three agents came under gunfire. >> yesterday's shooting is the first time an agent has been killed while on the job since the shootout occurred two years ago. that incident helped expose operation fast and furious, a botched a.t.f. gun smuggling operation. >>> several suicide bombers launched a deadly attack in syria today
politics but the achilles he has is obama's record. >> reporter: the city of danville has rolled out the welcome mat for the candidates. >> it's one thing to study politics and government in the classroom and it's another thing to see it and have a front row seat. >> reporter: vice president joe biden has been staying out of thpublic eye in recent days reportedly fueling up on gatorade and animal crackers. chris van hollen stood in for paul ryan in the mock debate. >> the big challenge for someone like joe biden who is so glib and so good at listening to people is delivering a message inside of a structured format. >> reporter: biden will be trying to stop the republican ticket's momentum coming out of the first presidential debate. a new cbs news poll from three key battleground states suggests romney is getting a boost from his performance. in wisconsin president obama's six-point lead has been cut in half. in virginia the president's lead this rang to five points. -- shrank to five points and romney now leads in colorado. >> there are some very important deadlines coming up. if yo
, faced a lot of harsh weather but rescue teams finally found them. >>> new legislation of the d.c. city council would reduce fines from automated speed cameras and running red lights. current fines run $150 for driving up to 20 miles per hour over the speed limit. a red light infraction is $100. under the new legislation the fines would be lowered to $50. >>> a speed camera on georgia avenue in olney is back in business this afternoon 24 hours after being mowed down. technicians who put the 700- pound equipment back on its stand say it is obvious that someone deliberately slammed into it. they say that's because of tire tracks leading to the camera. one olney resident says the toppling of the camera is the best news that he has heard. another writes, quote, congratulations to whoever did it. by the way, the olney speed camera is one of the busiest in montgomery county. >>> a rare earthquake shook new england last night. the 4.0 magnitude quake hit three miles west of hollis center, maine. that's about 20 miles west of portland. the quake was felt as far south as rhode island and connect
news now at noon, hero central. i'm going to salute a nonprofit organization that is serving the city's elderly. >> howard has the forecast. >> jc, just cloudy now. i've got the umbrella handy because we've got some rain on the way. in fact, there's rain just north and west of us. check out this doppler view before we go. coming down decently in upper montgomery back through parts of northern virginia. >>> a preliminary hearing began this morning for the captain of the cruise ship that capsized off the italian coast. the captain is accused of causing the accident that killed 32 people. when he finally decided to order an evacuation, he was on a lifeboat and he ended up ashore before many ever the passengers. meanwhile, -- of the passengers. meanwhile the efforts to salvage the ship continues. that operation is expected to take at least 260 more days depending upon the weather. >>> according to the census bureau, we are living on average to be 78 years old. that means that people are living eight years longer than they did in 1970. the quality of life, however, may be challenged as peo
at the city's board of elections office. deadlines in register in maryland and virginia have passed. we have more on voter registration on our website, wusa9.com. click on campaign 2012. >>> closing arguments are expected today in the case against two prince george's county police officers accused in the 2010 beating of a university of maryland student. reginald baker and james harrison have been charged with second degree assault and misconduct. the beating was caught on tape as sunts -- students at the university of maryland celebrated a basketball win over duke. the video shows officers using their batons to hit john mckenna while he was on the ground. harrison took the stand yesterday, he said mckenna punched another officer and refused to drop an object in his hand. that object turned out to be a cell phone. >>> the pakistani girl shot by the taliban is able to stand for the very first time. but doctors in england said that she still has a long way the go on her road to recovery. charlie d'agata reports now from birmingham, england. >> reporter: british doctors released this photo of ma
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